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Students Sell Crafts and Coffee to Fund European Tour

on December 10, 2013 - 8:13am

Staff Report:

Los Alamos High School students taking an education tour of Europe this summer are having a Holiday Craft and Coffee Sale in the lobby of Los Alamos National Bank from 1:30-5 p.m. Wednesday. 

The 15 high school seniors touring Europe with local teacher, Lynn Ovaska, next summer have used their artistic talent over the past few weeks to make beautiful holidays crafts. Stop by LANB to purchase beautiful ornaments, candles, picture frames, treats, and earrings as well as tasty Fair Trade, organic coffee. 

As with past tours, the goal of Europe 2014 is to expand the world view of

Revised Notice of School Board Meetings

on December 10, 2013 - 8:08am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board will hold a Special School Board Meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Los Alamos Middle School, Room 149.

The agenda items are: approval of agenda, presentations, recommendations and information for the Board including a Los Alamos Middle School (LAMS) construction update and LAMS Modification Change Requests.

There will be a motion to go into closed executive session in the Los Alamos Middle School library's conference room for a meeting with the School District's attorney pertaining to potential litigation involving a contractor's performance of

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Education 101: It Can't Be That Bad; What About the $8 Million in Federal Funding?

on December 8, 2013 - 11:40am
Education 101: 
It can't be that bad; What About the $8 Million in Federal Funding?
By Save Our Schools Los Alamos

Los Alamos Public Schools have received supplemental funding from the federal government for operating expenses since the town was created in the 1940s. The federal government fully funded the schools until 1950, when the schools became part of the New Mexico system.

Special School Board Meeting and Executive Session Thursday

on December 7, 2013 - 8:51am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board will hold a Special School Board Meeting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at Los Alamos Middle School, Room 149.

The agenda items are: approval of agenda, presentations, recommendations and information for the Board including a Los Alamos Middle School (LAMS) construction update and LAMS Modification Change Requests.

There will be a motion  to go into a closed Executive Session for a meeting with the School District’s attorney pertaining to pending or threatened litigation in which the School District is or may become a participant, according to NMSA 1978,

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Udall Presents Two New Mexico Consortium Outstanding Achievement Awards for Mentored Research

on December 5, 2013 - 10:57am

Sangeeta Negi works with Dr. Richard Sayre, a joint NMC-LANL scientist. Courtesy/LANL

Loreen Lamoureux of UNM. Photo by Ann Kuiper 

LANL News:

  • Sangeeta Negi of the NMC and Loreen Lamoureux of UNM to receive awards for their work in Algal Bio-technology and Bio-medical Engineering.

Senator Tom Udall will recognize Dr. Sangeeta Negi of the New Mexico Consortium (NMC) for achieving a two-fold increase in bio-mass productivity in algae this Friday. Loreen Lamoureux, a graduate student at the University of New Mexico (UNM) will be recognized for her work on rapid E. coli detection methods.

School Board Meets Tuesday

on December 5, 2013 - 7:50am

LAPS News:

The Los Alamos School Board will hold a School Board Meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 at the Los Alamos High School Speech Theater 1300 Diamond Dr.

The agenda includes:

  • Approval of Agenda Approval of Minutes from past meetings
  • Approval of Budget Adjustment Requests Ratification of November Cash Disbursements
  • Request for Proposal Update Disposal of Fixed Assets
  • November Journal Entry Report
  • Resolution Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Los Alamos Public Schools District's General Obligation Building Bonds
  • Technology Department Review as Part of the Strategic Plan
  • Letter to
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LAHS Students Honor Tyler Van Anne

on December 4, 2013 - 11:02pm

Classmates of Los Alamos High School student Tyler Van Anne, who died today, painted the White Rock rock this evening in his honor. Photo by Kateri Morris

Photo by Kateri Morris

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